Pressing a finger on your mobile phone's fingerprint scanner has to be the easiest, most seamless way to unlock the device, and this is why more and more manufacturers equip their mobile products with it.
Five hundred US MasterCard users will soon be testing out the company's new system for quickly processing of digital payments, without having to input a PIN or password.
A group of Yahoo researchers have demonstrated that apart from fingerprints, other parts of the human body, such as ears, fists, palms and fingers, can also be successfully used to authenticate users to their mobile phones.
Biometrics as a means of unique identification is common place today and itís going to be even more so as tomorrow becomes today.
The boundaries of what defines a bank or payment provider are blurring, with innovators such as Apple and PayPal now competing in this space.
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